Where is the contraceptive injection injected?

You usually have the Depo-Provera and Noristerat injections in your bottom, but you can have them in your upper arm. You can have the Sayana Press injection in your tummy (abdomen) or thigh and would normally learn to do this yourself.

How expensive is the contraceptive injection?

The injection will set you back around $28 (or $7 if you have a concession card) at some GPs or Family Planning clinics around Australia — plus the consultation fee, which will be bulk-billed at Family Planning clinics if you have a concession card.

What is the 2 months contraceptive injection called?

Noristerat is a contraceptive that is injected into the muscle of the buttock. The injection is usually given during the first one to five days of your monthly period. Noristerat will continuously release progestin into your bloodstream over a period of eight weeks (two months).

Can I inject Depo-Provera myself?

If you have the Depo shot that you can give yourself at home, you inject yourself in your belly or upper thigh. You’ll get instructions that show you how to give yourself your shot. If you have any questions, you can ask the nurse or doctor who gave you your shot prescription.

Can I get pregnant while using 2 months injection?

Typically, Depo Provera is 97% effective. This means three out of 100 people using Depo Provera will get pregnant each year. If you have your injections on time (every 13 weeks) it can be more than 99% effective.

Can a woman get pregnant while on the injection?

Why is the Depo shot bad?

Most people on the shot have some change in their periods, including bleeding more days than usual, spotting between periods, or no periods. This is most common during the first year. Other possible side effects include nausea, weight gain, headaches, sore breasts, or depression.

How does a contraceptive injection work in Australia?

In Australia the contraceptive injections available are called Depo-Provera and Depo-Ralovera. How does the contraceptive injection work? DMPA is slowly released into the body – the DMPA stops your ovaries from releasing an egg.

What kind of contraception can I get in NSW?

Long acting reversible contraception, such as intra uterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections, may be the choice for you. Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland.

What is the name of the injection for contraception?

The contraceptive injection (also called Depo), is an injection of the hormone progestogen. Progestogen is similar to the hormone produced by the ovaries. It is sold as Depo-Provera® or Depo-Ralovera® in Australia. How effective is the contraceptive injection?

How does a 12 week contraceptive injection work?

What is the contraceptive injection? The contraceptive injection is a hormone injection that prevents pregnancy. The injection works for 12 weeks. The injection contains depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). DMPA is a hormone similar to progesterone. Progesterone is made naturally in the body by the ovaries.